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Crocodiles reported

Last updated 19 September 2019

All crocodile sightings other than problem crocodiles.

The department’s response to a report will be in accordance with the Queensland Crocodile Management Plan. The outcome of the department’s response will be stated in the table.

This table contains all reports of estuarine crocodiles other than problem crocodiles received by the department in this calendar month.

Report no. Date report received Report details Departmental response Zone Local government area
2019-559 18/09/2019 Crocodile reported at Tyto Wetlands, Ingham. No concerning behaviour reported. Monitoring for further sighting reports. Zone E. General management zone Hinchinbrook Shire Council
2019-558 17/09/2019 Crocodile reported at Bramston Beach. The crocodile was likely to be passing through the area. Monitoring for further sighting reports. Zone E. General management zone Cairns Regional Council
2019-557 16/09/2019 Crocodile reported at Tyto Wetlands, Ingham. Recent crocodile warning signs are currently in place. Zone E. General management zone Hinchinbrook Shire Council
2019-556 16/09/2019 Crocodile reported at Garbutt Park, Ingham. Recent crocodile warning signs are in place. Zone E. General management zone Hinchinbrook Shire Council
2019-555 16/09/2019 Crocodile reported at Fitzroy River, Rockhampton. Well-known crocodile habitat, no concerning behaviour reported. Zone E. General management zone Rockhampton Regional Council
2019-553 13/09/2019 Crocodile reported at Missionary Bay, Hinchinbrook Island. Monitoring for further sighting reports. Zone E. General management zone Hinchinbrook Shire Council
2019-552 13/09/2019 Crocodile reported at Tyto Wetlands. Crocwise messaging provided. Recent crocodile warning signs are in place. Monitoring for further sighting reports. Zone E. General management zone Hinchinbrook Shire Council
2019-550 12/09/2019 Crocodile reported at Fitzroy River, Rockhampton. Crocwise messaging provided. Recent crocodile warning signs to be placed. Zone E. General management zone Rockhampton Regional Council
2019-549 12/09/2019 Crocodile reported at Tyto Wetlands. Crocwise messaging provided. Recent crocodile warning signs are in place. Zone E. General management zone Hinchinbrook Shire Council
2019-547 10/09/2019 Crocodile reported at Vipiana Drive, Tully Heads. No concerning behaviour. Monitoring for further sighting reports. Zone E. General management zone Cassowary Coast Regional Council
2019-546 10/09/2019 Crocodile reported at Tyto Wetlands. Recent crocodile warning signs placed. Monitoring for further sighting reports. Zone E. General management zone Hinchinbrook Shire Council
2019-543 6/09/2019 Crocodile reported at Keppel Sands. Recent crocodile warning signs currently in place. Zone E. General management zone Livingstone Shire Council
2019-542 5/09/2019 Deceased crocodile reported at Halifax. Departmental Wildlife Officers conducted a site assessment, no carcass located. Further investigation required. Zone E. General management zone Hinchinbrook Shire Council
2019-541 5/09/2019 Crocodile reported at Bramston Beach. Animal is passing through in well-known crocodile country Zone E. General management zone Cairns Regional Council
2019-540 3/09/2019 Crocodile reported at Tyto Wetlands, Ingham. Monitoring for further sighting reports. Zone E. General management zone Hinchinbrook Shire Council
2019-536 2/09/2019 Crocodile reported at St Crispins Lake, Port Douglas. Departmental Wildlife Officers to undertook a site assessment 03/09/2019. A 2.5m crocodile was observed, displaying normal behaviour. Rrecent crocodile warning signs were placed. Monitoring for further sighting reports. Zone E. General management zone Douglas Shire Council
2019-533 2/09/2019 Deceased crocodile reported at Boar Creek, Yarrabah Road. Departmental Wildlife Officers to conduct a site assessment when operationally feasible. Zone E. General management zone Cairns Regional Council
2019-532 2/09/2019 Crocodile reported at Prince of Wales Island. Monitoring for further sighting reports. The crocodile is likely to be moving through the area. Zone E. General management zone Torres Strait Island Regional Council
2019-531 2/09/2019 Crocodile reported at Prince of Wales Island. It is likely that the crocodile was moving through the area, normal behaviour displayed. Monitoring for further sighting reports. Zone E. General management zone Torres Strait Island Regional Council
2019-530 1/09/2019 Crocodile reported at Trinity Beach. Surf Life Saving closed the beach. Zone D. Targeted beach management zone Cairns Regional Council

Archived crocodiles reported

Last updated
19 September 2019